[Tfug] OT: Dumping Comcast TV. Dish or Direct?
linuxmedia2 at aim.com
Mon Sep 28 12:13:41 MST 2009
Matt Jacob wrote:
> On Sun, Sep 27, 2009 at 4:50 PM, Angus Scott-Fleming
> <angussf at geoapps.com> wrote:
>> service. I'm seeking feedback from people here regarding the alternatives,
>> which are Dish Network and Direct TV. Anybody here have any comments regarding
> Are Hulu and other internet-based methods out of the question? My wife
> and I don't watch much TV, but the shows that we do watch are
> available online. I haven't had cable for at least 4 years, so I
> upgraded to 20 mbps Qwest DSL to compensate. ;-)
Yeah, haven't had a TV in two years either.
Here's a bunch of direct links to content from places I've discovered...
(notice links at top, they have '60 minutes', among others)
(My newest find. If you google 'veoh "name of Twilight Zone episode"'
you can find a 'hidden area' where there are just about every Twilight
Zone episode ever made. It's complete with commercials, so it must be
legit and legal. Try googling '(name of show or movie) veoh free online'
to find some hidden shows and movies.)
Sponge Bob Square Pants:
(They also have lots of interesting interviews and things along with
Youtube also has a dedicated area for shows:
(I'm new to this, but I watched the two episodes of 'Is It Real' that
are really good)
RANDOM LINK I FOUND SOMEWHERE:
(If you go down the right side of the page you'll see links to 'Star
Trek', 'Hawaii 5-0', 'Twilight Zone' among others)
There's a whole bunch of Shows and Movies that are supposedly "Public
Domain" because either the copyright has expired or occasionally there's
a legal glitch that was never resolved. Since I can't know for sure if
they are, I'll just tell you the ones I heard were and you can google
'It's a Wonderful Life'
'The Dick Van Dyke Show' (probably offered in one of the above links)
Various Marx Brothers Movies
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